Updated Library Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

This is our message to you.  Check out your digital library.


The health and safety of staff and library visitors is a top priority for us.

While the risk to the general public currently remains very low, with an abundance of caution we are taking measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

The library is closed.  Please watch here for updates.

  • Be sure to check out your online library.  These services offer remote access to videos, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, newspapers, children's books, and more.
  • The library's book drops are closed.  Fines have been waived. You do not need to renew your materials.
  • Holds on items have been suspended.  Your holds will be waiting for you when the library re-opens.  
  • Programs, meetings, and events have been cancelled.
  • You may reach the library by phone.  Please leave a message:  920.967.3690
  • You may also reach us by email at reference@menashalibrary.org
  • The library's WiFi is accessible outside the building from anywhere in the parking lot.
  • Find tax forms in the Police Station lobby (brick building on the other side of the library parking lot, enter from 1st Street)

Charter Communication is offering free access to Spectrum broadband and WiFi for 60 days. Click on this link or contact Charter at 1.844.488.8395. Additional private internet providers may also be offering free services. The library is not endorsing or recommending any particular service.

Here is a list of websites with updated information on the virus, prevention, and testing:


Please call 211 for answers to your questions about COVID-19.

Menasha Joint School District
Visit their page for district updates on the COVID-19 statewide emergency.  Read this letter from Chris VanderHeyden, Superintendent of Schools, Menasha Joint School District

Click here to find information compiled by the UW Madison Extension office on: 

  • When is it OK to go out during a pandemic.
  • How to get unemployment benefits.
  • Find out if you are eligible for health insurance or food assistance.
  • What to do if you can't make a tax payment.
  • Help for small businesses.
  • What to do if you can't make a federal student loan payment.
  • What to do if you can't make a mortage payment or a payment on a car loan.
  • Answer questions about your retirement savings.
  • Services to help you keep up with bills.
  • Can a store raise the price on an item when it is in short supply?
  • Information on the COVID-19 virus
  • and more